Road Rage Factsheet

Published: June 1, 2015

Safety Information from QSC

The American Automobile Associates defines road rage as aggresive driving arising from disagreements between drivers that can result in physical assault.

As the number of commuters and travelers on the roads swell, the chance of an encounter with an outraged driver becomes more likely. The Texas Department of Pubic Safety (DPS) began collecting statistics on crashes that listed road rage as a contributing factor in vehicular accidents in early 2000. Drivers need to understand the causes of road rage and how to react when a situation occurs with someone that is in the agitated state. Read more.